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Dayton signs minimum wage increase bill into law

St. Paul - Minnesota’s minimum wage will begin to climb this summer, and could keep climbing every year after that, now that Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill that includes automatic...
by Tim Pugmire

Stewart Mills endorsed for Congress by 8th District GOP

PARK RAPIDS - An enthusiastic group of 8th Congressional District Republicans Saturday unanimously endorsed Stewart Mills III, 42, as its candidate for Congress.
Mike O'Rourke

U.S. House passes Ryan Republican budget with deep spending cuts

WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans narrowly passed a new balanced budget plan from Representative Paul Ryan on Thursday in a vote that will help shape the debate ahead of November's congressional elections. ...

U.S. House panel votes to hold ex-IRS officer in contempt

WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives panel voted along party lines on Thursday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service officer in contempt of Congress over her role in a 2013 controversy involving IRS...